Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. EBMUD adopts penalty fees for excess usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Contra Costa Times

    Shoring up its drought defenses, the East Bay's largest water agency approved penalties for excess water users Thursday and stiff fines for water thieves. Effective July 1, the penalties for East Bay Municipal Utility District households using more than 984 gallons per day will have the biggest impact in hot areas with big yards like Walnut Creek and Danville.

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  2. Semi-retired seamstress sews for tornado victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Inside Bay Area

    ... senior loves gardening and still wakes up early to sew gifts for friends and pieces to enter in the Contra Costa County Fair each summer. Roberts' good friend, Susie Newcomb, said that all of the clothing is creative and its good quality shows her ...

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  3. Pleasanton, Walnut Creek host Bay plan meetings WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Contra Costa Times

    Open houses in Walnut Creek and Pleasanton on Wednesday evening have been set to update the public on the Bay Area's long-range plan for transportation and housing. The Bay Area Plan 2040 events will have displays on long-term goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light-duty trucks, house the region's population, improve public health, maintain transportation infrastructure and preserve open space, among others.

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  4. Cause of Jail Inmate's Death Appears to be Natural, Contra Costa County Sheriff's Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Patch.com

    The cause of a woman's death in custody at a Richmond jail Saturday appears to have been natural, but final autopsy results are not yet completed, Contra Costa County sheriff's officials said today. The inmate was identified as 51-year-old Antioch resident Kristen Hamilton, who surrendered at the West County Detention Facility for several outstanding warrants last Tuesday, sheriff's officials said.

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  5. Rap's Poetic License: RevokedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | East Bay Express

    ... garnered hundreds of thousands of views. Trouble is, a lot of those clicks came from Richmond cops and Contra Costa County prosecutors, who've cited his music videos in multiple criminal trials. In fact, law enforcement officials made Mitchell's ...

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  6. Teen Charged With Murder After Boy, 9, StabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | NBC Bay Area

    The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff arrested William Schultz in connection with a homicide that was reported Sunday morning. An 18-year-old Discovery Bay man was charged Tuesday with murder along with the special circumstances of lying in wait and residential burglary, after a 9-year-old boy was stabbed to death Sunday morning at his home.

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  7. OPINION: The "Mouth Off" with Ryan Barry - The Toxic...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | ClayCord.com

    ... Even the MDUSD is sick and tired of it all. Last week, MDUSD Board President Cheryl Hansen asked the Contra Costa County Board of Education to revoke the school's charter status, and return them to the MDUSD because of the "Malicious, divisive and ...

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  8. Teenager charged with murdering 9-year-old Discovery Bay boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | SFGate

    An 18-year-old man was charged Tuesday with special-circumstance murder in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old Discovery Bay boy. Contra Costa County prosecutors charged Shultz with murder and the special circumstance of lying in wait, along with an enhancement for allegedly using a knife and a count of burglary for allegedly stealing keys from Jordon's home before he fled.

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  9. Tri-Valley: 4-H keeps up with the timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Contra Costa Times

    ... to log information on each project they undertake. Adult volunteer John Sroka of San Ramon serves on the Contra Costa County 4-H Council and recalled his first experience with 4-H. "You become aware that 4-H isn't just about raising an animal," he ...

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  10. Tri-Valley letters: Pending trade deal is another raw one for U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Contra Costa Times

    Only five of 29 Trans-Pacific Partnership chapters are on trade. The others include incentives for off-shoring jobs, making it illegal to require government to buy American and allowing corporations in other countries to sue the United States if our safety laws interfere with their bottom line.

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  11. Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District offers to sell water to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Mercury-Register

    OAKLAND >> With one emergency water supply already flowing in, the East Bay's largest water district plans to buy water from the Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District and two others in the north valley. The East Bay Municipal Utility District board on Tuesday will consider authorizing the purchase of up to 21,000 acre-feet of water from three Northern California suppliers.

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  12. Parents and Teens Need Access to Mental Health CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Patch.com

    ... balancing the budget, mental health programs were among the first to go. I find it very interesting that Contra Costa County had enough money to build a new Juvenile Hall, which is three times the size of the old Juvenile Hall, but there was not ...

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  13. Teen says he killed boy, 9, to "see what it was like"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | CBS News

    ... I do feel bad. I do have remorse for what I did ... But there's a reason for everything that happens." Contra Costa County Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said deputies were dispatched to the Schultz family home in Discovery Bay on Saturday after ...

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  14. Accused teen killer had sought helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | SFBay

    An 18-year-old man arrested in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old boy in Discovery Bay on Sunday had been briefly hospitalized a day earlier after his family requested an evaluation of his mental health status, Contra Costa County sheriff's officials said Monday. Deputies responded at 10:09 a.m. Sunday to a report of a stabbing at a home in the 1900 block of Frost Way and learned that a family member had taken the victim, Jordan Almgren, to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

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  15. Bay Area teen admits killing boy, 9, in jailhouse interview, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Los Angeles Times

    An 18-year-old man is accused of killing a 9-year-old at the boy's home in East Contra Costa County. An 18-year-old man is accused of killing a 9-year-old at the boy's home in East Contra Costa County.

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  16. Non-profit Lao Family celebrates 35 years helping immigrants...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | SFGate

    ... assistance, English as a Second Language (ESL) training and help with naturalization and citizenship. Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia said the organization had "come a long way from the three-bedroom apartment that you started in," and he ...

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  17. Community mourns boy, 9, stabbed to death in Discovery BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | SFGate

    ... comprehend." The boy's slaying has shaken the tight-knit community of 13,000 along the delta in eastern Contra Costa County, where such violence is rare. Sheriff's deputies responded at 10 a.m. Sunday to reports of a stabbing at Jordon's home on the ...

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  18. California teen confesses to fatally stabbing 9-year-old boyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Cybercast News Service

    ... I do feel bad. I do have remorse for what I did ... But there's a reason for everything that happens." Contra Costa County Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said deputies were dispatched to the Schultz family home in Discovery Bay on Saturday after ...

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  19. Big water buys to ease East Bay drought shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Roberto Cortez, EBMUD superintendent for water treatment, chats with public affairs representative Nelsy Rodriguez as Sacramento River water flows into San Pablo Creek on its way to the San Pablo Reservoir near Orinda, Calif., on Monday, April 27, 2015. The water was recently purchased as an emergency drought supply for EBMUD's 1.3 million customers in Contra Costa and Alameda counties.

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  20. 9-Year-Old Stabbed To Death By Family FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | KOGO-AM San Diego

    ... yesterday morning, around 10 a.m. outside a home in Discovery Bay, about 20 miles West of Stockton. The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office says the boy's family called 9-1-1 reporting the stabbing. He was then driven to a hospital but ...

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